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administration, the daughter was kept inside at recess to keep her away from those accused of bullying her. >> get some counselors. >> the city sent us this statement, they have an anti bullying hot line. >> this parent, a day care provider says the district does what it can. >> it's not the school districts fault. when you get parents who think that their kids are always the most innocent kids, that's whether the problem lies taylor, a cooper elementary kin der gart ner holds up the card that shows she got a guiang star for having good behavior and that a boy got red for being bad. >> i would have talked to the parents of the student for them to talk to their kids. >> the parents involved requested a meeting with the father of the two kids accused o of bullying. the meeting was never set up. the reports have filled a report with the police department. >> the city was seeking ways to fund programs to meet new requirements for water run off in the bay. they say they're facing a short fall of one hundred thousand dollars a year to meet the requirement and that is expected to rise by 2
the time in her life in our city's life when things seemed more touchable, more human, or just tells me that she's honored to meet george moscone's son. or on the first preview of the play that my dear friend tony wrote about george and me, a play called ghost life, and the first public performance up in ashlan, oregon. halfway through the second act, at long last, george shows up and the fractured city hall backdrop begins to fill with floating lights outlining the golden gate bridge and we hear tony bennett sing his legendary recording of "i left my heart in san francisco." and then the character of george, sometimes mouthing the words, sometimes singing them quietly, moves towards john without looking, for he cannot
. now there is something her novels, the house of spirit and pola and the city of beasts some of the books have been made into films and inducted into the american academy of arts and letters and received the national literature prize and awarded the literature award and also a writer and humanitarian and how appropriate to have her here, improving the lives of others around the world promoting hope and social justice, honored to have you here and your husband, william gordon, both are here tonight. she will share a message and i will her to do a short count down and i think that we will start at 82. probably ten. please join me in welcoming isabel iyenda. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. i feel like a rat compared to this lady. really, thank you for this invitation. hope, that is the key word for the year to come. not irrational, but realistic optimism, there are many good reasons to be very hopeful. it is time to put our losses and frustrations in a paper bag and burn them. they belong to the past. the new year is like a last stage where we will write our dreams and hopes
, president of humana inc. we'll return to her momentarily for the traditional city club questions. please summit your questions now and remember to be brief and to the point. we welcome all of you here and those listening to 90.3 coming tv cov covered the vtam for many radio stations across the country television broadcast partner. television broadcast were made possible at cleveland state university. i like what cast is supported. closed caption of our program made possible. next friday, december 7th, city club welcomed aaron david miller, vice president of new initiatives and distinguished scholar at the woodrow wilson international center. friday december 14 city club will host dan cronin, president of the io of the national association and homelessness. these visit our website, city club.org for information about her upcoming foreign or to listen to a podcast of past programs. we'd like to welcome our guests at tables hosted by humana. and medical mutual. thank you for your support. would also like to welcome to today's program students who are joining us from the area high schools. s
but as a friend and i think many of us who are active in public life knew her. she would be dearly missed by many of us here at city hall. i have one additional item. today i will be introducing a supplemental appropriations for domestic violence. recent data has shown that the demand for city departments and our nonprofits for domestic violence assistance has increased significantly, steadily, while funding for such services has stayed at best flat or decreased. in the most recent report on domestic violence put out by our city over the last one year period documented by that report we have seen as a city 47% more calls to domestic violence hot lines, 29% more beds needed at shelters, 17% more convicted batters by our adult probation and 200% increase in child support cases involving family violence. within our district attorney's office the numbers are more severe. increase in the number of cases an extremely underresourced case load. over the last two year period, the case load per month has increased double. the number of trials that have been prosecuted have increased by a third. the san fra
movies and honors indian people like tonight? this is a great, great honor to be here in city hall of san francisco. the person that nominated me for this award is laverne roberts. maybe some of you knew her as laverne morrisy. she went home to her reservation. she is piute and went to her home. where is her home? >> [inaudible] >> in earring ton nevada. we went there once and she has a beautiful house and live there is and now she is even running for the council of her tribe. laverne was going to surprise me and be here this evening, but she had an outbreak of one of her illnesses. her foot started to bleed and now she has to be on crutches for a while, so she had to turn in her plane ticket and her taxi fare, but otherwise she would have been here tonight and many of us know laverne and we would like to say a prayer that she gets better soon and can come and see us. this is for laverne. yes. please let's clap our hands for laverne. [applause] >> thank you. laverne roberts was honored here in this space two years ago. thank you laverne. and i think i can say a lot more about
tonight. make sure you go to gretawire.com. good night from new york city. y. >> greg: hello, i'm the pint-size babbleer, greg gutfeld with the sleek greek yangian, he's the teddy bear of class warfare, bob beckel. he once sold black gold. eric bolling. she ties her shoes with rainbows. it's dana perino. 5:00 in new york city. 3:00 a.m. in bill o'reilly fort made of ties. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> greg: something costas won't understand. in texas, burglar called 911 because he was held at gun point in th by the owner of thee he tried to invade. when asked what he was doing there, he said just unlucky i guess. after trapping the thief in his truck, james told his son if he gets out, shoot him in the legs. which in texas is a warning shot. what is uny for the thug is -- unlucky for thug is luck for us. 47% said they skipped committing a crime because of fear of an armed victim. that stat everyone should want in their favor. this tale shows how gun saves lives but also kills the stereotype, bob, that lives that gun owners are clumsy yoekels that collect guns the way sportscasters collect
or changes have been done to accommodate her. but i think you need to take into consideration what has been done to the area? and the benefit that it is providing for the city? the police department, the fire department are 100% behind it because they have seen the difference that it has made. we don't have piles of debris brought in by homeless people setting up camp that could become a fire hazard and the criminal activity has disappeared for all of these reasons. and the quality of life for tenants in that neighborhood, i think you have seen as you looked at the brief, there are a lot letters from tenants, people in the neighborhood that are in favor of the gate and have demand the big change that has occurred since the gate was pus into put into place. you can multiply that by a factor of ten, people that were willing to write letters versus people with the same sentiment, but didn't want to put their name on a piece of paper or go public or appear here. i would ask that you deny the appellant and keep the gate. >> my name is scott, the patrol special police and regarding about our
i will just save those questions for her. >> thank you. >> mr. mauer, will your department have sufficient budget to maintain the new trees? >> so the unique thing about this particular park is half the trees -- it's a city block, so two streets are actually maintained by rec and park and our staff will maintain the trees after we put them in. two of the other streets i believe steiner and ellis are part of the dpw infrastructure and i say that in quotes a little bit because it's recreation and park garden staff maintains curb to curb in those instances. the true responsibility relies in two departments, but the reality is that parks and recreation garden staff will maintain the trees overtime. this is part of the clean neighborhood, $3.3 million to address this and other park improvements. >> thank you. >> good evening commissioners carla short, department of public works urban forestry. i don't really have anything to add to what dan said, but we did indicate this trees a tree appropriate for removal based on the recent limb failure and the presence of decay already. we'r
to about two months. >>reporter: after the war this served as fire bet for the city of oak land. later years in the moth ball fleet. now work crew prep her for new home. maritime museum in arkansas. last surviving vessel has seen better days but among the old salt at mayor island look skin deep. so 10:48 this morning's, 71 years to the minute pearl harbor attack even formed up for ceremony flag raising by 30-year-old pete frer the california maritime academy. >> they say history repeats itself and this is the best way to remember history. >> few moment of pause after 71 years. least they could do for one small vessel that made the first big difference in world war ii. >> wasn't for her jumping into action her and her crew jumping into action as soon as they did things could have gone completely different. you never know. >> this is wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> still ahead tonight. the year in pictures from president obama and at the world trade center to the rites in greece. look back at the memorable moments of 20 look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed inte
very much, mr. president. i do want to thank supervisor kim and her staff, who have been working on this for quite some time. i also want to thank the members of the community who have also been advocating for the city, providing additional funding to the school district. you know, i've said this many times before, you know, that i do believe that we, as city government, have an obligation to support our public schools because we do have a situation where our federal government and our state government are failing our kids. they are not providing the level of funding that is needed for us to have the kind of world-class public school system that our children deserve. and in san francisco, a city of great affluence to the extent that the federal and state governments are not stepping up to the plate, we have historically, as city government, done that, and that's why we have created things like the rainy day fund and prop h. this has been very clear from the beginning. but one thing that i did raise last time, and i want to make sure that on the record i get some assurances on, is
have a full screen stramt. the salt lake city tribune said kristi frei said we have only ever wanted to do right by leah. we have been acting in her best interest to keep her with with our family and raise her as our own. our hearts have demanded it. there has never been any question to us that she's ours. what about that? >> that's a loving mother and father who were given a child by the adoption agency wrongfully. now the consequences, the best interest of the child is governed by the law. a natural parent who didn't abandon a child has the right to the baby. that's what's going to happen here and frankly it's what should happen here. >> these are mental cases. they've got to turn the child over. their statement is ridiculous. >> let's go to this wisconsin judge telling this man to stop making babies. at a recent sentencing hearing a judge ordered cory curtis who has nine children with six women to stop his compulsive procreation and pay the $90,000 he owes in child support and he's now prohibited from fathering another child unless he can demonstrate his ability to support the chi
not solve the problem, but creates new ones. in my city last week, there were protests in front o mcnalds. unions want fast workers paid more. the new "new york times" put thn the front page saying mcdonalds pays her $8, but she deserves $15 #. civil ights groups, union demands a higher living wage, and they may get it. [chanting] >> the big bad union like the big bad wolf like the government use force. if they want a $15 minimum, that's what employers must pay. that sounds good to pple. everyone will get a raise. the problem comes from what is not seen. i can interview the guy who got a raise. i can't interview the guy who didn't open a mcdonalds because work rules were too onerous or those never offered a job because high union paid skills protected him out of a job. we don't know who those people are. they are the unscene victims of the government's protections. it's frustrating to explain the unseen. sometimes i fear no one understands so it's
and to read and encounter her and i suppose love her. >> for more information on this and other cities on the local content vehicle's for go to c-span.org/localcontent. with a month left in 2012 many publications are putting together a third year end list of notable books. booktv will feature several of these lists focusing on nonfiction elections. these nonfiction titles were included in the new york times 100 notable books of 2012. and barack obama:the story david maraniss, associate editor of the washington post present a history of president barack obama's family. charles murray of the american enterprise institute argues a growing divide between the upper and lower class goes beyond economics differences in coming apart:the state of white america 1960-2010. in victory, the triumphant game revolution, linda hirschman presenting history of the gay-rights movement. david nassau chronicles the life and career of the father of the kennedy political dynasty in the patriarch, remarkable life and turbulent times of joseph kennedy. history professor at duke university examined haiti from i
, but creates new ones. in my city last week, there were protests in front of mcdonalds. unions want fast workers paid more. the new "new york times" put thn the front page saying mcdonalds pays her $8, but she deserves $15 #. civil ights groups, union demands a higher living wage, and they may get it. [chanting] >> the big bad union like the big bad wolf like the government use force. if they want a $15 minimum, that's what employers must pay. that sounds good to people. everyone will get a raise. the problem comes from what is not seen. i can interview the guy who got a raise. i can't interview the guy who didn't open a mcdonalds because work rules were too onerous or those never offered a job because high union paid skills protected him out of a job. we don't know who those people are. they are the unscene victims of the government's protections. it's frustrating to explain the unseen. sometimes i fear no one understands so it's a relief to meet
singing her favorite christmas song. this is the best time of year. >> it really is. >> and this is one of the best spots in all of the world to celebrate christmas here in new york city. we have a lot of people out here on a beautiful night. some of these people should be shopping. >> they are taking a break. >> they are taking a break from shopping. there is still time to score the perfect gift for the person on your list. >> and everybody likes electronics. it is always a great choice. consumer reports has you covered. they have put together some of their topics. >> joining us now is senior home editor and good to see you. thanks for being here. >> great to be here. very excited. >> these are four high-tech gifts. >> we test thousands of products each year. these are four high-tech gifts and four of our favorites. >> all right. let's start with the drill here. i like that. >> starting with the cordless drill. >> what do you like about it? >> every home should have a cordless drill. we tested about 75 models. it rose to the top. very fast, very powerful and almost as powerful as the c
, an elevating experience to read it and encounter her. and i suppose, love her. >> on a recent visit to albany, new york, with the help of our partner, time warner cable, booktv explored the literary and cultural atmosphere of the city. albany, known as one of the most populace cities in the u.s. in 1810, is home to several institutions of higher learning including the university at albany, state university of new york, the albany the law school which is the fourth oldest law school in the u.s. and the albany college of pharmacy and health sciences. >> we're in the university at albany library's department of special collections and archives, and we're the main repository on campus for collecting archival records, historical records and primary sources that are used by students, teachers, professors, scholars, journalists and many others to do historical research. [background sounds] >> the national death penalty archive was started here at the university at albany in 2001. it was a partnership between the around conservativist -- archivists here and faculty members in the school of criminal j
as jacintha saldanha, a 46-year-old mother of two. she was married from the english city of bristol but lived a short distance from here in the week where when she was working here at the edward vii hospital in central london in the staff quarters there. that's where her body was found. yeah, you're right. a lot of anger expressed on the social media about this. also a lot of sadness and sympathy being expressed with those associated with the death, first and foremost the duke and duchess of cambridge. they have issued a statement expressing their statement saying how wonderfully well in their words they were treated by the hospital staff during the time that katherine, the duchess of cambridge, was treated here for her very severe morning sickness. the hospital has come out as well, the management of the hospital saying that they are very regretful and sad about what happened and paying tribute to a nurse that was with them for the last four years and who they say treated hundreds of patients very well indeed. also, you mentioned the ceo of the company that owns that radio station in sydney
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